Join “Reaching Every Door” in serving the community

Leah Kessler, Reporter

September 30, 2014


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Reaching Every Door’s (RED) annual day of service is scheduled for Oct. 1. Students of all years and majors can register online at Orgsync.com. RED is now led by the Gamma Sigma Sigma service sorority. “The purpose of RED is so that students here at Saint Francis can go out and make an impact...

Alumni contribute to Schwab Hall renovation project

Janiece Morton, Reporter

September 30, 2014


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Two Saint Francis alumni donated $500,000 for the “Schwab Hall Restoration Project” in August. John and Shelia (Widmer) Connors’ half-million dollar gift is in honor of Albert Zanzuccki, Ph.D.  Zanzuccki is a professor emeritus of accounting at SFU and a popular and longtime figure at the University. “Personally,...

‘Saint Francis Cycler’ strikes again

Jordan Gorsuch, Reporter

September 29, 2014


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Brother Shamus McGrena’s 2014 charity bicycle ride, "Five States in Five Days,” raised more than $32,000 for the Dorothy Day Center. “I didn’t think I’d be able to do it,” Brother Shamus admitted.  “I had two chemo treatments and I couldn’t even walk up the steps.” Brother Shamus...

Levitin to speak as part of Zanzuccki Lecture Series

Mason Weir, Reporter

September 28, 2014


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Saint Francis’ School of Business will welcome neuroscientist and bestselling author Daniel Levitin to JFK Auditorium on Oct. 2 as part of the Dr. Albert A. Zanzuccki Endowed Chair in the School of Business Distinguished Lecture Series. His presentation, titled “Leadership and Value in the Age...

Constitution Day celebrated last week

Constitution Day celebrated last week

Matt Crawford, Reporter

September 23, 2014


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Saint Francis celebrated Constitution Day last week with a series of events aimed to inform and inspire students about government. The event itself is centered around that historic day in 1787 when the U.S. Constitution was ratified in Philadelphia. “It gets people thinking about it,” said...

Study Abroad Update

Study Abroad Update

September 17, 2014


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During an excursion to the city of Albi, the semester in France students visited Town Hall and met with the deputy mayor.  Two Saint Francis University students were selected to be deputized as official representatives of the city of Albi.  This was an exciting time for students Jennifer Van and Derek...

Over 30 schools set to attend grad school fair

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

September 10, 2014


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Career Services and Saint Francis University Center for the Study of Government and Law is excited to announce the date of its annual Fall Graduate and Professional School Fair. The event will take place September 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the JFK Lounge and is sponsored by Penn State Law. Over...

Team IMPACT benefits all

Team IMPACT benefits all

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

April 29, 2014


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Saint Francis University Athletics teamed up with Team IMPACT this semester. Team IMPACT is an organization that provides children who suffer from chronicle diseases the opportunity to become a part of a college sports team. Not only does the child become a part of the athletic team, but the athletic...

TKE plunges into Lake Saint Francis

TKE plunges into Lake Saint Francis

Alanna Figula, Reporter

April 27, 2014


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The Brothers of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) endured the vicious Loretto winter cold to help raise money for their philanthropy, St. Jude’s Children Hospital with their 8th Annual Polar Bear Swim. TKE took on Lake Saint Francis and jumped into the freezing water as their audience watched. Co-Coordinators Nick Rittl...

Speaker presents on New Evangelization

Speaker presents on New Evangelization

Maria Kline, Reporter

April 24, 2014


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Dr. Scott Hahn, national speaker, author and professor, spoke at Saint Francis University. The presentation was focused on the Eucharist and the New Evangelization. Father Michael Tinker, a Campus Minister at Saint Francis University, introduced Hahn, saying that he has been evangelizing the nation...

Issue of food insecurity must be addressed

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

April 24, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

American citizens are faced with the problem of “food insecurity.” Food insecurity is the struggle to put food on the table; living paycheck to paycheck.   Millions of people in the United States are suffering from food insecurity. The United States Department of Agriculture USDA reported...

Mr. SFU Pageant supports Zack Hinish Foundation

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Reporter

April 19, 2014


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Saint Francis University Athletics hosted the third annual Mr. SFU Pageant which benefits the Zack Hinish Foundation. The Zack Hinish Foundation is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children, especially children who are dealing with physical or cognitive disabilities. Mr. SFU is a ...

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